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Christmas Swedish Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Commercial sour cream 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green food coloring 1 Drop
  Red food coloring 1 Drop
Directions

Cream butter and sugar.
Add vanilla extract and sour cream; mix well.
Combine flour and salt; fold into creamed mixture until thoroughly blended.
Chill dough in refrigerator overnight or for several hours.
Roll out chilled dough, a small amount at a time, to 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Cut with star or tree-shaped cookie cutters.
Place about 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes.
To frost, mix powdered sugar and enough water to make a smooth, thin-spreading consistency.
Tint two-thirds of frosting mixture green, and remaining portion red.
Spread green frosting on cookies; outline edges with red frosting.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Butter

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